Skilled Trades Workforce Mobility Brief

Oct 8, 2020

When considering federal policy levers to aid in post-COVID-19 economic recovery, one item that must be addressed is the lack of incentives for skilled trades workers mobility. The economic recovery will…

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CANADA’S BUILDING TRADES UNIONS STATEMENT ON THRONE SPEECH

Sep 23, 2020

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU) are pleased with the focus on jobs in today’s Throne Speech, paving the way for a fair recovery for all Canadians. “Canada’s Building Trades Unions applaud…

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Jobs for Tomorrow: Starting Today

CBTU report projects 3.3 million construction jobs building a lower-carbon Canada between now and 2050.    CBTU commission the landmark study Jobs for Tomorrow: Canada’s Building Trades and Net Zero Emissions…

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Energy Development

CBTU believes in energy independence for North America and supports oil sands and other hydrocarbon developments in Canada.

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Mobility

CBTU is campaigning to have the federal government introduce a Construction Mobility Tax Credit—a personal tax exemption on expenses construction workers typically incur when they temporarily relocate for work.

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Pipelines

CBTU’s campaign in support of pipeline projects is designed to educate the public in communities located along key routes about the benefits of these projects.

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Community Benefit Agreements

working on building the critical infrastructure necessary to keep Canadians healthy and our economy strong. We recognize the urgency for provinces and municipalities in building and maintaining facilities and infrastructure, such…

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